“Wedding Bells”

This is my seventh post in the Guild of One-Name Studies blog challenge. My last post was about the period in Amos Casbon’s life before his marriage. Today we read about his wedding to Carrie Belle Aylesworth on 28 November 1900. This is another newspaper discovery from my visit to the Valparaiso (Porter County, Indiana)… Continue reading “Wedding Bells”

Mary Adaline (Aylesworth) Casbon (1842–1868)

I’ve spent a lot of time describing different branches of families with the Casbon surname. For the most part, I’ve tried to work my way forward from the earliest ancestors in a given branch. Today I’m picking up where I’ve left off in my own branch. Mary Adaline, or just “Adaline,” (Aylesworth) Casbon, my second… Continue reading Mary Adaline (Aylesworth) Casbon (1842–1868)

The Amos Casbon Farm, Boone Grove, Indiana

During my Indiana visit, my cousin (third, twice removed) Ron Casbon toured me around the parts of Porter County most closely associated with the descendants of Amos James Casbon (1869–1956). Amos was the only one of James Casbon's (~1813–1884) sons who came with him to America. As such, he is the patriarch of what is… Continue reading The Amos Casbon Farm, Boone Grove, Indiana